Drawing, Design for a Woven or Embroidered Corner Motif
The exuberant and explosive power of this large-scale floral design perfectly illustrates how designers approached flowers, making them active rather than passive forms of ornamentation. Skilled embroiderers retained the same essence of vitality in their needlework for waistcoats.
This object was
It is credited
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.
Its dimensions are
31.2 × 29.6 cm (12 5/16 × 11 5/8 in.)
Cite this object as
Drawing, Design for a Woven or Embroidered Corner Motif; France; brush and gouache on oiled translucent paper; 31.2 × 29.6 cm (12 5/16 × 11 5/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1925-1-131
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Embroidered and Embellished.